Get Started with DMN – Some links you might be interested in

I was already asked a couple of times by customers where they should start reading about DMN and how to execute decision with Camunda BPM 7.4. Great that so many people want to start right away! So let’s make it easy, here are my personal favorites for now:

Interesting Links

  • DMN Tutorial: To get an overview of DMN and Decision Tables.
  • DMN Get Started: Get started with Camunda and DMN 1.1
  • DMN Plain Java Example: To see how easy you can evaluate decisions without any infrastructure, container or database.
  • Invoice Example: Small process application containing a BPMN process calling a DMN decision table.
  • DMN Reference: The full reference what Camunda can do with DMN in 7.4.
  • DMN Engine Docs: The User Guide about the DMN Engine.
  • Using DMN within BPMN: User Guide about how to use DMN within the BPMN Process Engine and e.g. do data mapping in between.


At this place I wanted to say a very big thank you to the product team. I think I was an annoying colleague over the last weeks asking so much questions as I got my first examples/showcases working (I did my first sales pitch with live demo already with a SNAPSHOT version of pre-alpha2 ;-)) and developed our super, brand new

DMN Training (CU there?)!

Thank you guys – now let’s enjoy DMN!

  • Monitoring Camunda Platform 7 with Prometheus

    Monitoring is an essential facet of running applications in a production system. Through this process, organizations collect and analyze data, and determine if a program is performing as expected within set boundaries. When combined with alerting, monitoring allows for detecting unexpected system behavior to mitigate exceptional situations as fast as possible. Furthermore, tracking the performance of a system enables organizations to improve those aspects that have the biggest impact with higher priority. One essential aspect of monitoring is the list of key metrics you want to observe. There are different categories of statistics that can be of interest here. To observe the defined metrics, there are plenty of application monitoring tools on the market today. They differ in many aspects...

    Read more
  • Securing Camunda 8 self-managed cluster and applications...

    Directory services are an effective way to manage an organization’s users, groups, printers, devices, and more. Most organizations accomplish this using Active Directory, Apache Directory, Oracle Internet Directory, or other similar tools. Recently I worked with a customer who wanted to see how he could secure the Camunda 8 Platform and process applications with such a directory. Their requirements consisted of: Allowing Directory users to access Camunda applications (Tasklist, Operate, Optimize) Accessing secured Tasklist & Operate APIs from our custom project Securing the custom project In this article, I’ll briefly explain the 3 easy steps taken to fulfill their requirements which include: Federate users from the Directory service into Keycloak Declare an application in Identity to access Camunda APIs Configure...

    Read more
  • Accelerate Connectivity with Camunda Platform 8.1

    We’re thrilled to announce Camunda Platform 8.1, the latest release of our process orchestration solution. This new version introduces features that accelerate connectivity to the many different systems and technologies that are required for true digital transformation, including: Create custom Connectors with our Integration Framework to accelerate connectivity New out-of-the-box Connectors for popular services Enhancements to Camunda Modeler that improve productivity Hot backups and official support for Amazon EKS and Red Hat OpenShift Plus, several upgrades requested by Camunda Platform 7 customers Organizations across all industries rely on complex technology stacks to adapt and enhance their operations in response to market dynamics, new disruptive companies, and increasing consumer expectations. Your technology stack likely includes everything from cutting-edge technologies to legacy...

    Read more

Ready to get started?

Still have questions?